Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Jun 4 2007 | 11:10am ET
Maple Leaf Capital has hired James Xu as a portfolio manager, working out of its London office with a focus on fixed-income volatility. Xu joins from Titan Capital in New York where also he managed a fixed income volatility strategy.
Michael Wexler, Maple Leaf Capital’s chief investment officer, stated that Xu would “bring to Maple Leaf outstanding experience and depth in trading fixed income volatility.”
The Maple Leaf Macro Volatility Fund, with current AUM of US$520 million, trades implied volatility as an asset class with a dual approach to trades from both a macro and a volatility perspective, across commodities, currencies, equities and fixed-income.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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